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FILE - In this Jan. 2, 2020, file photo, Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera holds up a helmet during a news conference at the team's NFL football training facility in Ashburn, Va.
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July 05, 2020 - 3:51 pm
Column: Some more appropriate names for Washington NFL team
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2009 file photo, the Washington Redskins logo is shown on the field before the start of a preseason NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Landover, Md.
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July 03, 2020 - 12:38 pm
Redskins to have 'thorough review' of name amid race debate
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2018, file photo, FedEx Field is less than full during the second half of an NFL football game between the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants in Landover, Md.
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July 02, 2020 - 11:19 pm
Nike removes Redskins merchandise from its website
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Jeff Katz
May 01, 2020 - 1:59 pm
Students are upset because they think UVA's new athletics logo is "racially insensitive." Click here to find out why.
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Jeff Katz
December 10, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Nike is now offering a full coverage swimsuit complete with a hijab as part of its new Victory Swim Collection. The collection will be available online and at select retailers starting on February 1. READ MORE .
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October 01, 2019 - 2:43 pm
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Alberto Salazar was so excited about a performance-enhancing supplement he was trying out on his runners, he sent an email to none other than Lance Armstrong. "Lance, call me asap!" Salazar wrote to the world's most famous cyclist, who himself...
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September 20, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer Nike has cut ties with Antonio Brown, and New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is through answering questions about his embattled receiver. A person familiar with the investigation process tells The Associated Press that the league has not summoned Brown to...
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Jeff Katz
July 15, 2019 - 3:39 pm
The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) has called on Nike to cut ties with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick after he raised "concerns" over the Betsy Ross shoes Nike had produced. The president of CAAP, Rev. William Owens, tweeted this on Friday: Colin Kaepernick’s views on America...
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Jeff Katz
July 08, 2019 - 4:26 pm
In the wake of Nike pulling its Betsy Ross flag shoes after Colin Kaepernick whined about them being "racist," an Air Force veteran has stepped forward and offered a shoe he designed to honor and benefit law enforcement officers. Ron Slagle, a veteran who is now a police officer in Iowa, spoke to "...
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Jeff Katz
July 03, 2019 - 4:50 pm
On Tuesday, Nike agreed to start pulling its special edition "Betsy Ross Flag" sneakers from stores after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick told the company he and others feel the flag is a symbol of slavery and racism. However, it seems that while Nike was quick to pull the Ross flag shoes,...
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